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The Three Lions travel to Rio to take on the Selecao at the Maracana, with our tipster suggesting goals and both sides to cancel each other out with a 3/1 value punt

After England recorded an impressive 2-1 victory at Wembley against Brazil back in February, Roy Hodgson’s men travel to Rio looking for a vast improvement from their performance midweek.

Hodgson’s men were held at Wembley by the Republic of Ireland and put on a less that satisfying performance. England will have to up their game if they want to get a result out of this international friendly.

Brazil come into this match with only one win in their last five matches. Luiz Felipe Scolari’s side host the World Cup in 2014 and, without having to qualify for the tournament, they are filling their diary with competitive friendlies before the Confederations Cup kicks off this summer. Brazil are massive favourites with BetVictor pricing them at 11/20 (1.55).

England come into this match with only one loss in their last 10 matches. However, Roy Hodgson has yet to win over the fans, but a victory this weekend will go a long way in securing their overwhelming support.

The Three Lions have two more friendlies, including this game, lined up this summer before their crucial World Cup qualifying run which will re-start in September. England are underdogs for this clash, with BetVictor pricing them at 9/2 (5.50). The same firm prices the draw at 3/1 (4.00).

A bet that stands out in this match is both teams to score at 5/6 (1.83). Considering England have scored in their last 10 matches, with seven of those paying out in the both teams to score market, this bet is certainly worth backing.

If you also consider that Brazil have scored in their last 14 matches as well as the both teams to score bet paying out in six of their last seven, it’s a price tough to ignore.

For those looking for more value, backing the draw at a long 3/1 (4.00) with BetVictor seems like a great price. England have drawn their last two matches and, with Brazil drawing three of their last four, backing the sides to cancel each other out is worth investing in.

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Both teams to score at 5/6 (1.83) with BetVictor
Match to end in a draw at 3/1 (4.00) with BetVictor

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